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  • Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery

    Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery
    Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
  • Best of Howard County 2011

    Best of Howard County 2011
    What better honor than to be voted the best of the best by your customers and colleagues? In August, we asked Howard Magazine readers to tell us the most notable businesses, people and places from Marriottsville to Savage and from Elkridge to...
  • Want an app? There could be a tax for that

    Want an app? There could be a tax for that
    That download of an Angry Birds app, Katy Perry song, or "Captain America" movie could end up costing consumers more, thanks to a "digital products" tax proposal that's being pushed in Annapolis this year by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The bill is part of a...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies with rain developing later and a high temperature around 50 degrees. It is expected to be rainy tonight with the temperature rising to around 54 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our updates for this morning's...
  • New owners ready to take over Ivy Bookshop

    New owners ready to take over Ivy Bookshop
    Don't call the Ivy Bookshop's new owners New Yorkers. Sure, Ed Berlin and his wife Ann have lived in the orbit of Manhattan for more than three decades, working in corporate careers. But they insist they love Baltimore — Ed was raised in Forest...
  • Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached

    Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached
    Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks. Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
  • Which retailers provide the fastest returns? Not Dell

    Which retailers provide the fastest returns? Not Dell
    So, the reindeer sweater from Aunt Emma this Christmas isn’t quite your style, so you and thousands of others are now in the process of returning gifts. Which retailers provide the speediest returns? STELLAService, which rates the customer service...
  • House plan would cut Senate income tax hike in half

    A budget plan moving through the House of Delegates calls for an income tax increase of less than half the size of the hike passed by the Senate last week and would spare taxpayers who make less than $100,000. A House committee approved amendments...
  • House panel would raise taxes-- but less than Senate

    A Maryland House committee voted Monday to raise income taxes — but by a significantly smaller amount than either Gov.Martin O'Malleyor the Senate has proposed. The House plan, backed by SpeakerMichael E. Busch, would spare taxpayers who make...
  • Barnes & Noble may spin off Nook

    Barnes & Noble may spin off Nook
    Barnes & Noble said today that it may spin off the business for its Nook e-reader, the most serious competition for Amazon's Kindle. In a news release about holiday sales, CEO William Lynch said the company wants to “unlock" the value of the...
  • Demise of Borders recalls the end of Remington's

    The news that Borders, the nation's second-largest book chain, is giving up the ghost and closing its doors after 40 years came as no real surprise to anyone. The Wall Street Journal observed last week that Borders' exit was the "'first major casualty of...
  • Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands

    Monday Meltdown: Tiger's well-timed comeback and 'The Hunger Games' in your hands
    News Roundup  •••• "Angry Birds Space" did more than 10 million downloads in under three days. In my professional opinion, that’s a lot of flippin’ downloads. [@AngryBirds] •••• Some simultaneous...